Thursday,22 November, 2018
Current issue | Issue 1327, (12 - 18 January 2017)
Thursday,22 November, 2018
Issue 1327, (12 - 18 January 2017)

Ahram Weekly

EGYPT

A draft law amending the way the heads of the judicial authorities are appointed has stirred heated debate in legal circles, writes Mona El-Nahhas

Sameh Shoukri’s visit to Oman comes at a time when the region desperately needs to coordinate responses to ongoing challenges, writes Doaa El-Bey

This week’s attacks on Sinai had Al-Sisi speaking of the price Egypt is paying to fight terrorism, writes Ahmed Eleiba

MPs will debate the Egyptian-Saudi maritime border demarcation agreement only after the courts have issued a final verdict on the deal, writes Gamal Essam El-Din

After accusing former UN diplomat Mohamed Al-Baradei of leading a smear campaign against Egypt, MPs demand his nationality be revoked. Gamal Essam El-Din reports

Wiretapped telephone calls made by former Egyptian vice president Mohamed Al-Baradei stirred widespread controversy this week, reports Ahmed Morsy

Pharmacists are set to strike in mid-January in protest at the government’s pricing policy, reports Reem Leila

President Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi attended his third consecutive annual visit to the Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Cairo on Christmas Eve, reports Michael Adel

Nora Koloyan-Keuhnelian enjoyed safe Armenian Christmas celebrations in Cairo this year

Gamal Nkrumah interviews Mona Makram Ebeid, a Coptic academic and former MP, about the role of Christian laypeople in contemporary Egyptian politics

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